Taxon: Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.

Synonym of Cenchrus americanus

 
Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 27187
Place of publication: Prodr. 195. 1810
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 09-Nov-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2016
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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